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Spotting the black swan: why emergency medicine is ahead of the curve
journal contributionposted on 2017-08-14, 12:28 authored by Damian Roland
"Black Swans", originally described as an economic theory, are unexpected events whose potential to occur only becomes apparent after they have happened. The concept is very relevant to the practice of Emergency Medicine and this article explores how black swans impact on emergency care and how staff unconsciously aim to mitigate against them.
CitationEmergency Medicine Journal, 2017, in press
Author affiliation/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/School of Medicine/Department of Health Sciences
- AM (Accepted Manuscript)